Ryanair’s Faro base opens today
Thursday 25, March 2010
Ryanair, the World’s favourite airline, today (25th Mar) opened its 39th base at Faro with seven aircraft and 30 routes which will increase Ryanair’s traffic at Faro to 1.3m passengers p.a. and sustain 1,300 jobs at Faro Airport.
Ryanair celebrated this new base and 30 routes by releasing 1m €5 seats for travel across its European network in late April and May which are available for booking on www.ryanair.com until midnight Monday (29th Mar).
Speaking in Faro today, Ryanair’s Eddie Wilson said:
“Ryanair is delighted to open its Faro base which offers passengers 30 routes and will deliver 1.3million passengers p.a. which will sustain 1,300 local jobs. With 30 low fare routes to/from Faro this summer Portuguese consumers and visitors can beat the recession by choosing Ryanair’s lowest fares and our no fuel surcharge guarantee on exciting destinations all over Europe including France, Italy and Germany.
To celebrate the opening of our Faro base we are releasing 1m €5 seats for travel in late April and May on over 500 Ryanair routes throughout Europe.”
Heitor da Fonseca, Member of the Board of Directors of ANA, said:
"Ryanair's based operations at Faro will be an important catalyst for economic activity in the region. First of all it is a sign of commitment from the main European low cost airline to the potential of the Algarve and it offers a unique opportunity to affirm the Algarve region as a high quality tourism destination within Europe. For Faro Airport Ryanair's base will bring a more efficient use of the existing capacity and essential market diversification for the continuous growth of air passenger traffic at this airport."
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